Windmill Team of the Week: Shore Regional
Every week this spring, Windmill Restaurants and Shore Sports Network will be selecting a Boys Lacrosse Team of the Week based on its performance over the past week.
The Windmill Team of the Week for Week 5 (April 30 to May 6) is Shore Regional, which went 3-0, advanced to the Shore Conference Tournament quarterfinals and tied the school record for wins in a season. Windmill and Shore Sports Network were at practice Wednesday to present the Blue Devils and head coach Gregg Malfa with a special certificate and a $300 Windmill gift card.
The week started with a 12-8 win over Jackson Liberty where junior attackman Jake Turner scored three goals and added one assist to reach 100 career points and junior midfielder Gil Goldsmith delivered three goals and six assists. Ryan Morris added two goals and three assists, Tom Bocco scored twice and Jack McCrae and Justin Murphy had one goal apiece. Scott Sirianni made seven saves.
Shore then picked up a Class B North win over Ocean as junior midfielder Jack McCrae sank two goals and added one assist to also reach 100 career points. Turner led Shore with four goals and two assists while Morris had a hat trick andGoldsmith contributed one goal and four assists. Murphy scored once and Scott Sirianni made five saves while Matt O'Donnell was 17-for-21 on face-offs.
The Blue Devils concluded their week with a 12-8 win over Holmdel in the first round of the Shore Conference Tournament. Turner scored four goals and Sirianni made 13 saves as the Blue Devils tied the program record for wins in a season and advanced to the SCT quarterfinals. Morris added two goals and four assists, Murphy and Bocco had two goals apiece and McCrae and Goldsmith each scored once.
Shore won its eighth straight game early this week when it defeated Middletown North, 12-2, to set a program record for wins in a season with 14. The Blue Devils fell to top-seeded Christian Brothers Academy in the SCT quarterfinals.
Shore will play Holmdel in a Class B North game to conclude its regular season on Friday before the start of the NJSIAA Tournament.